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Azure DevOps/TFS Migration Specialist

Remote - Other

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Job Description

At a high level, the resource will analyze, design, implement, test, and document the TFS to DevOps process and train staff on utilization of the new Azure DevOps ecosystem. For additional details on the request such as qualifications, tasks, and evaluation criteria, see the attachments found in the Buyer Attachment section of the Event.


Four (4) years’ experience in Microsoft TFS administration.

Four (4) years’ experience in Azure DevOps Services administration.

Two (2) years’ experience in Azure roles administration.

Sample Tasks

·       Analyze current TFS environment including its configuration and project lifecycle management design.

·       Meet with key stakeholders – to gain an understanding of environment and business processes to determine requirements.

o  Upon consultation with key stakeholders and analysis of the current TFS environment, a documented final approach to the DevOps Ecosystem is to be produced and approved by key stakeholders.

·       Based on the analysis for the current TFS environment and input from key stakeholders, determine the final approach for migrating to the DevOps ecosystem.

·       Design the structure and configuration within the company's DevOps ecosystem.

o  A design document for the structure and configuration of DEED’s instance in the DevOps ecosystem is to be produced and approved by key stakeholders.

·       Plan, test, and verify the process of moving data to the company's DevOps ecosystem.

o  A process for planning, testing and verifying the data migration is to be documented and approved by key stakeholders.

·       Migrate all repositories successfully from Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) to the company’s DevOps ecosystem.

·       Migrate all projects’ data successfully from TFS to Azure DevOps Services, including project backlog items, tasks, queries, and linkages.

·       Preserve the change history of the source controlled items and projects’ work items. Preserve the linkages between the changesets and the associated work items.

·       Develop and document procedures for working with Azure boards from the perspective of the key stakeholders.

·       Develop and document procedures for working with the new repositories from the perspective of the of the key stakeholders.

·       Develop, document, and implement CI/CD pipelines for various application types. 

·       Research the implementation of the Veracode continuous scanning with the new repositories and ensure that existing manual solution works with the new repositories.

·       Provide knowledge transfer.

Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.